(Reuters) - Timeline of playing career for quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who had a tryout on Saturday in his quest to resume his NFL career.
2011 - Taken as 36th overall draft pick by San Francisco 49ers
2011 - Makes debut for 49ers, playing three games
2012 - Becomes starting quarterback midway through season. That same season, has 163 rushing yards in playoff game against Green Bay, an NFL record by a quarterback in postseason. Leads 49ers to Super Bowl, where they lose to Baltimore Colts
2013 - Guides the 49ers to another strong season as they reach NFC Championship game, before losing to Seattle Seahawks
2014 - Plays 16 games
2015 - Plays nine games
2016 - Begins kneeling during pre-game playing of U.S. national anthem to protest police brutality and racial injustice, the first and most prominent of dozens of NFL players to do so during season
2016 - Plays 12 games for 49ers
2017 - Opts out of final year of contract and becomes free agent. He is not picked up by any other team
2018 - Stars in controversial Nike commercial released at the start of NFL season
2019 - Has tryout in Atlanta in quest to impress an NFL team to sign him
Compiled by Andrew Both; editing by Grant McCool
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